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MC 00192 Guide to the A. H. Veazey Field Diaries, 1945-1960

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[Box 1, Folder 13]


Veazey, A. H. (Alexander Holloway), 1895-1963


2.0 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

4 archival boxes


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Acquisitions Information

Transferred by Edward Morris in 1987 (Accn. no. 1987-0014)


Processed by: Michael Watts and Nikea Smith;machine-readable finding aid created by: Michael Watts

Scope and Content Note

Field diaries of A. H. Veazey, Assistant Conservationist for the Soil Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Diaries found in the attic of a residence once owned by Veazey on St. Mary's Street in Raleigh, North Carolina. The collection consists of field diaries written for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service.

The diaries are written in small printed books issued by the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. Instructions in the front of each book say:

"The diary should include route of travel, work done, and observations made, digest of conferences held or cross references to designated memos. Also, show time of each change in activity, including the time of each major change in route of travel, and other factors involved in the work of each day.

"Use reverse side of page if necessary to complete the record for a day.

"At the end of each day's diary, enter mileage traveled; mode of travel; expenses incurred; and a general statement of day's activities."

Veazey generally traveled in North Carolina, but occasionally visited South Carolina or Virginia.

Biographical Note

A. H. (Alexander Holloway) Veazey (1895-1963) worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service in North Carolina and in other southeastern states. He graduated with a B.S. in Agriculture from the N.C. State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) in 1922.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. H. Veazey Field Diaries, MC 192, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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